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Swamp Rabbits add Slaker, Martin

Wednesday, December 30th
Swamp Rabbits add Slaker, Martin

Greenville, S.C. –The Greenville Swamp Rabbits have signed forward Jake Slaker and defenseman Luke Martin to contracts for the 2020-21 season. Both players join the Swamp Rabbits after concluding their collegiate careers at the University of Michigan. Slaker, 24, registered 104 points (47g-57a) in 143 career games with the Wolverines from 2016-20. An alternate captain during his senior campaign, the San Diego, California native led the team in scoring with a career-best 14 goals and added 17 helpers in 2019-20. Slaker attended the Vegas Golden Knights Development Camp in 2017 and 2018.   Martin, 22, manned the blueline at Michigan from 2016-20 and served as an alternate captain in his 2019-20 senior season. He totaled 30 points (3g-27a) in 139 collegiate games. The St. Louis, Missouri native was selected in the second round (52nd overall) by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

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